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Brush fire in De Luz dealt with by firefighters

DE LUZ - A brush fire reported in the area of De Luz Road and Santa Margarita Trail on Saturday, Aug. 10 was quickly knocked down and contained by firefighters. Initially, the fire... — Updated 8/10/2019 Full story

 
 By City News Service    News

One injured in mobile home fire near Hemet

HEMET (CNS) - Firefighters needed more than an hour on Saturday, Aug. 3 to extinguish a fire in a mobile home in the unincorporated Valle Vista area of Riverside County near Hemet. Crews responded to the 43300 block of Nola Street... — Updated 8/3/2019 Full story

 
 By City News Service    News

Brush fire breaks out in Menifee

MENIFEE - A wildfire broke out in Menifee on Saturday, Aug. 3 and scorched at least two acres. The non-injury fire was reported at 2:11 p.m. near the 30000 block of Briggs Road, according to the Riverside County Fire Department.... — Updated 8/3/2019 Full story

 

Brushfire blackens acreage northeast of Lake Elsinore

LAKE ELSINORE - A brush fire that erupted on Monday, Aug. 5 just northeast of Lake Elsinore burned 80 acres and briefly threatened residences before it was partially contained. The non-injury "Toro Fire'' was reported at 2:20 p.m.... — Updated 8/5/2019 Full story

 

Fire engulfs one mobile home, damages a second mobile home in Lake Elsinore

LAKE ELSINORE (CNS) - Fire destroyed one mobile home and damaged a second in Lake Elsinore in the morning on Tuesday, Aug. 6. Firefighters responded to the 28000 block of Red Gum Drive about 12:15 a.m. and located a single wide... — Updated 8/6/2019 Full story

 
 By City News Service    News

Celebration of life held for Escondido firefighter who died after training in De Luz

VISTA - Friends, family and colleagues gathered on Tuesday, Aug. 6 to remember a 29-year-old Cal Fire firefighter from Escondido who suffered a medical emergency during a training hike in De Luz with his engine crew. Yaroslav... — Updated 8/6/2019 Full story

 

Blaze stopped before reaching homes in Good Hope

GOOD HOPE (CNS) - A grass fire that broke out on Friday, July 26 in a field behind several houses in Good Hope was knocked down after blackening about a quarter acre. The non-injury blaze was reported at 11:56 a.m. in the 22500... — Updated 7/26/2019 Full story

 

Early morning fire damages Valley Vista mobile home

HEMET (CNS) - A mobile home was damaged by fire on Tuesday, July 30 in the unincorporated Valle Vista area of Riverside County near Hemet. Firefighters responded to the blaze in the 45000 block of Highway 74 at 12:37 a.m. and... — Updated 7/30/2019 Full story

 
 By City News Service    News

Hemet motel blaze leaves man seriously injured

HEMET - A man suffered life-threatening injuries in a Hemet motel fire that he likely ignited, but the reasons why remain unclear, police said. Hemet police Lt. Jeff Davis said the blaze erupted Monday afternoon in a second-floor... — Updated 7/30/2019 Full story

 

Fire engulfs mobile home near Temecula

TEMECULA (CNS) - A fire engulfed a double-wide mobile home on Tuesday, July 30 in an unincorporated area of Riverside County northeast of Temecula, but no injuries were reported. The fire was reported about 3:55 p.m. in the 40000... — Updated 7/31/2019 Full story

 
 By City News Service    News

Fire destroys doublewide in Menifee

MENIFEE - A fire on Thursday, Aug. 1 destroyed a doublewide mobile home in Menifee, but no injuries were reported. The blaze erupted about 3:45 p.m. in the Hillside Mobile Home Estates, 27701 Murrieta Road, according to the... — Updated 8/4/2019 Full story

 
 By City News Service    News

Spot fires break out along I-15 in Wildomar

WILDOMAR - Several spot fires that broke out on Monday, July 22 alongside Interstate 15 in Wildomar scorched roughly nine acres and damaged a garage before crews got them under control. The non-injury fires were reported about 4:25... — Updated 7/23/2019 Full story

 
 By City News Service    News

One killed in fire in San Jacinto mobile home

SAN JACINTO - One person was killed Tuesday, July 3 in a mobile home fire in San Jacinto. The fire was reported about 7:45 p.m. at a single-family mobile home in the 600 block of East Main Street, according to the Riverside County... — Updated 7/24/2019 Full story

 
 By City News Service    News

Blaze scorches field north of Lake Skinner

WINCHESTER - A brush fire just north of Lake Skinner in Winchester blackened about two acres today before it was stopped by Cal Fire air tankers and a water-dropping helicopter. The non-injury blaze was reported at 11:25 a.m. in... — Updated 7/25/2019 Full story

 

Nuevo brush fire burns 50 acres, forward progress stopped

NUEVO (CNS) - An aggressive air and ground attack from firefighters stopped the forward progress of a 50-acre wildfire in Nuevo today amid triple-digit temperatures, fire officials said. The blaze broke out at about 10:30 a.m. in... — Updated 7/14/2019 Full story

 
 By City News Service    News

Vegetation fire in Aguanga up to 80 acres, 60% contained

AGUANGA - A grass fire broke out today on the east end of Aguanga, blackening over 75 acres in an hour but not immediately threatening any homes or other structures. By 2:20 p.m.,... — Updated 7/21/2019 Full story

 
 By City News Service    News

Brush fire west of Hemet damages structures

HEMET - A brush fire that erupted on Friday, July 5 just west of Hemet scorched about an acre and damaged several outbuildings before it was stopped. The non-injury blaze was reported at 2:32 p.m. in the area of El Centro Avenue... — Updated 7/5/2019 Full story

 
 By City News Service    News

Blaze burns 20 acres in Menifee field

MENIFEE (CNS) - A grass fire that erupted on Monday, July 8 in a field at a Menifee intersection scorched about 22 acres before it was knocked down. The non-injury blaze was reported at 10:35 a.m. in the area of Domenigoni Parkway... — Updated 7/8/2019 Full story

 
 By City News Service    News

Blaze erupts south of Hemet, burning in canyon

HEMET - A brush fire that broke out on Thursday, July 11 just south of Hemet scorched about 20 acres, but did not damage any homes or other structures before it was contained. The non-injury blaze was reported at 2 p.m. in the... — Updated 7/11/2019 Full story

 

Mylar balloon sparks fire in Wildomar

WILDOMAR (CNS) - A one-acre fire sparked on Sunday, June 23 after a Mylar balloon got tangled in power lines in Wildomar, officials said. Riverside County firefighters were called to Bundy Canyon Road near Farm Road at about 2:45... — Updated 6/24/2019 Full story

 
 By City News Service    News

Canyon Lake continues fire service contract with county

RIVERSIDE - The city of Canyon Lake's lone firehouse will be fully staffed for another year, under a $2.23 million contract approved on Tuesday, June 25 by the Riverside County Board of Supervisors. The agreement, which takes effec... — Updated 6/25/2019 Full story

 

Fire Chief: Fireworks are illegal in Riverside County

Cal Fire Riverside County Fire Chief Shawn C. Newman would like to remind all citizens that Riverside County Ordinances 858 and 787 prohibit the use of any type of fireworks in Rive... — Updated 6/26/2019 Full story

 
 By City News Service    News

Hemet fire chief closes park for public safety

HEMET - A park on the south edge of Hemet will be closed to public access for the duration of wildfire season to minimize brush fire risks, city officials said on Wednesday, June 26. Fire Chief Scott Brown said Simpson Park, just... — Updated 6/26/2019 Full story

 

Prescribed burn at Lake Skinner planned for Wednesday and Thursday

LAKE SKINNER - On Wednesday, June 19 and Thursday, June 20, Cal Fire/Riverside County Fire Department, in cooperation with Riverside County Parks and Metropolitan Water District, will be conducting prescribed burns at Lake Skinner... — Updated 6/19/2019 Full story

 
 By City News Service    News

Crews to complete controlled burn near Lake Skinner

FRENCH VALLEY - Riverside County fire crews were slated to finish a controlled burn just west of Lake Skinner in the French Valley area on Thursday, June 20 to clear hundreds of acres of excess brush, and residents and motorists... — Updated 6/20/2019 Full story

 

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